By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.


Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.


Season's greetings

Astragal has learned with heavy heart that the driving force behind Carey Jones’ breathtaking series of Christmas cards/artistic tour-de-forces has stepped down as managing director of the firm.

Chris Jones, who help set up the practice in Leeds 20 years ago, was responsible for the seminal 2005 Yuletide showstopper which featured every one of the practice's 100 staff superimposed on to some of the world’s greatest paintings (including himself, pictured). The six-page card/mistletoe monograph is still kept in a hermetically-sealed glass case at AJ Towers for future generations to marvel at. Farewell to a true Grand Master. Christmas won’t be the same…

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters